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John Bentley's - CLOSED

2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
+1 650-365-7777
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“hanger steak” (11 reviews)
“swordfish” (2 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary
2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed June 19, 2018

We love this restaurant. Comfortable and delicious. We have been for lunch and dinner and never been disappointed. Nice wine menu and there is parking in the back. You won't be disappointed enjoy the art while you are there

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Anne H
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This five star, outstanding restaurant, depended upon the skill of its chef, John Bentley, who has now retired and fine dining must be found elsewhere.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank OmarKhayyam
Reviewed January 14, 2018

If you like John Bentley's you need go soon since the owner is retiring and closing the business. I had the hanger steak last night and it was terrific. They have an extensive wine list but it is a little pricey.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jlg3000
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised with this wonderful restaurant. The atmosphere was warm, cozy and not loud, which was amazing! Enjoyed an amazing Beet/Ravioli salad and sumptuous sword fish. Our waiter Dean was the most pleasant person and it felt like we had a private dining experience....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank mamakas44
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

A traditional and very good restaurant, Barman great value. Food was great, with a very clear and succinct summary of ingredients and sauces by said barman. Not cheap, but an upmarket and very good restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Glyndwr100
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Bentley's is a local favorite opened by long time resident John Bentley years ago. It is a great place to have a nice lunch or dinner. Not necessarily for every day dining. More for special occasions. Choosing between the salmon and the chicken salad at...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank daschpitch
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a high-class, refined restaurant with top-notch food, service and presentation. One of the best in this part of the world.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank ruthiewilkins1
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

I happened upon this restaurant with a colleague and luckily we were able to get a table without a reservation. We weren't looking for a big meal, and I felt judged by the server when I ordered a smoked salmon salad and bowl of soup...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank wanderlust4adventure
Reviewed May 24, 2017

For a quiet and peaceful dining experience and quality American-style dishes, John Bentley's is lovely choice. There is ample free parking in the rear and service is professional.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank naokofujii
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times for hosted medical meetings. My expectations for great food and service have regularly been met. Mixed drinks are very good. Entrees are on the higher-priced spectrum and includes hanger steak,rib-eye steak, ahi,sole & pork chops. Starter dishes offer foie...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank BillF698
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Contemporary
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2915 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061-4003
    (Selby Ln.)
  • Public Transportation: AC Transit
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redwood City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-365-7777
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